Welcome Week

Southend Campus

Students meeting the SU during Welcome Week on our Southend Campus

Get ready to join us at Southend-on-Sea

Ready to start with us? Ready to join the Essex Community? We can't wait to welcome you too. 

Online Pre-Registration for April 2024 start is now open!

If you’re joining us in October 2024, stay tuned for further exciting updates on our plans to welcome you into our University community, which will appear on this page soon.

Getting here

Our Southend Campus can be found in the heart of the city, near lots of car parks and the local train station. Information on how to get to Southend and where to find the campus can be found on our visit us web pages.

Students meeting the SU at Southend during Welcome Week
Make friends and meet new people

We have a range of different events and activities taking place on campus and online during Welcome Week. The perfect chance for you to make friends, meet like-minded people and orientate yourself around the campus and where you'll call home for the next few years.

Southend Welcome Freshers' Fair
Your Freshers' Fair

The highlight of everyone's Welcome week is the Southend Freshers' Fair. Your chance to meet new people, local businesses, University services and of course the Essex Students' Union.

Find out more about the Fair
Students hugging outside the Forum during Southend Welcome Week
Students hugging outside the Forum during Southend Welcome Week
Welcome week at our Southend Campus outside The Forum
Welcome week at our Southend Campus